Bumble bee, history and lore

Bumble bee, the yellow gemstone

Bumble bee is found in Java, Indonesia. When the locals discovered the stone they called it 'Batu badar blerang' and believed that it protects the wearer like a amulet.

Years later, when a traveler came along and saw the 'Batu badar blerang' he was instantly charmed by the beauty of it and decided it to give it a new name: Bumble bee. With the new name the stone began it's journey through the world.

 

Bumble bee spiritual, the chakra gemstone

Bumble bee helps you to find happiness within yourself, to strengthen your intuition and to stay positive in life. The stone is inspiring and adventurous. It gives you the perseverance to follow your heart. A beautiful gem to wear.

Chakra gemstone: sacral and solar plexus chakra

 

Bumble bee gemology

Despite what you will read, a bumble bee is not a jasper. Bumble bee is a carbonate rich gemstone. Jasper on the other hand is an opaque stone which exists of microcrystalline quartz.